Justine Schluntz admits there was a time she had a one-track mind and nothing mattered more than swimming. Then a year of injuries and surgeries set her on a path of personal growth, creating a summa cum laude graduate, active community volunteer and now Rhodes Scholar.
Craig Sheedy graduated from the UA at the top of his game. A diver with Arizona’s 2008 National Champion Swimming and Diving Team. Winner of the prestigious Merril P. Freeman award (one of the top six awards for UA undergraduates.) One of two student athletes in the nation to receive the NCAA Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship, for outstanding academics and superior citizenship.
Thirty miles south of the border, a small ranching village is trying not to turn into a ghost town. And students from The University of Arizona are adding their skills to that effort.
Assistant English Professor and award-winning writer Manuel Munoz loves to be around people who are intrigued with the written word. Read his take on reading and creative writing.
One of the UA’s Distinguished Professors, Dr. Paul Wilson’s work in agribusiness, agriculture, economics and environmental management spans the world. But his most important priority is right at home – helping students succeed.